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Woman fatally hit by truck in Illinois

A woman in Illinois recently died from her injuries after she was hit by an 18-wheeler truck, according to an article of the Beloit Daily News on August 18. The fatal truck accident reportedly happened on Sunday, August 17 when the pedestrian, now identified as 29-year-old Tiffany Cole, was struck by a semi-truck on the southbound… Read More

Wrongful death suit filed after ‘car surfing’ stunt

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed after a ‘car surfing’ stunt left a 20-year-old man dead. The incident occurred in a Wal-Mart parking lot off of South Illinois Route 31 when the young man was sitting on top of a car and the driver took a sharp turn and accelerated quickly. The man was… Read More

Family of St. Joseph woman files wrongful death suit

The family of a St. Joseph woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of their family member in an accident. The lawsuit was filed against the Jamaica school district and an electric company. According to the lawsuit, the school and electric company were both negligent and this caused the death of the… Read More

Wrongful death settlement reached

A settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city by the father of a 17-year-old found dead in a collapsed stairwell on April 5, 2006. The teenager’s father filed the suit on April 11, 2006, in Vermilion County Circuit Court.  He was asking for more than $50,000. The size of… Read More